Blogs

Read our latest blogs where we explore industry trends, divulge tips and more to help you on your quest to develop your career.

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AI and Cybersecurity: How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Defense Strategies

Over the last few years, the rate at which Artificial Intelligence (AI) has evolved has been incredible. Most of us use or interact with AI daily, whether that be through online shopping, advertising, or even with our cars. But with this rapid growth comes sophisticated and frequent threats. In this blog we’ll explore how AI […]

May 9, 2024
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Why Obtain an International Computer Driving Licence

Throughout this blog we'll dive into what an International Driving Licence is, the importance of having one when working in IT and where you can go about obtaining one.  What is the ICDL? The International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) is a globally recognised...

Apr 26, 2024
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Navigating the Dark Web

When we think about the dark web, we often imagine a mysterious underworld full of cybercrime and illegal activities, which can be worrying for both individuals and organisations. So, in this blog, we’ll explore its intricacies, the risks it poses, and essential...

Apr 3, 2024
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The Beginner’s Guide to Cloud Computing.

Cloud computing has become a must in many business operations, offering a range of benefits that shorten previously long processes and instead enhance productivity. In this blog, we'll break down the basics of cloud computing and explore how businesses of all sizes...

Mar 13, 2024
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Empowering Women to join the Tech industry

At a time when technology is a true driving force in our society, ensuring that industries are as diverse and inclusive as possible is imperative. So, we looked at the Women in Tech Survey carried out in 2023 to gather some insight into the current state of gender...

Feb 12, 2024
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4 TIPS TO SUCCESSFULLY STUDYING CYBERSECURITY ONLINE

In this age of digital advancements, cybersecurity is more important than ever.  As organisations continue to expand their digital presence, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is on the rise. So, if you’ve been contemplating a career switch but are...

Jan 10, 2024
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4 Jobs You Can Get With A CompTIA A+ Qualification

The CompTIA A+ qualification is the perfect starting point for anyone who is looking to start their I.T. career. Before we go into just a selected few roles which you can apply for it’s essential to quickly recap exactly what you’ll learn with the qualification and...

Oct 23, 2023
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What is the CompTIA A+ Qualification?

The technology industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Every year, new technologies are developed and released, and the demand for qualified IT professionals grows along with it. If you're considering a career in IT, now is the time to make...

Oct 14, 2023
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What is an Ethical Hacker?

In today’s blog we want to look at ethical hacking, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the role and have been attracted to the salary but what exactly is an ethical hacker? In an era where technology is involved in every aspect of our lives, ensuring the security and...

Jun 20, 2023
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What are phishing emails?

“75% of all cybercrimes start from an email” This is a truly shocking statistic. In today's digital age, email has become an integral part of our lives. We use it for personal and professional communication, online shopping, and even financial transactions. While...

Apr 25, 2023
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Red Team VS. Blue Team

Cyber security is a vital aspect of modern-day business operations. With the increase in cyber threats, companies need to have robust security measures to protect themselves from these threats. Two terms that are commonly used in cyber security are red team and...

Apr 17, 2023
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How To Protect Yourself From Cyber Attacks

In today's digital age, the internet has become an integral part of our lives. While it has made our lives easier, it has also made us vulnerable to cyber attacks. Cyber attacks can take various forms, such as phishing scams, ransomware attacks, identity theft, and...

Apr 4, 2023
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Defining a cyber attack and how to stop them

A cyber attack is a deliberate attempt by an individual or a group to exploit a vulnerability or weakness in a computer system or network in order to gain unauthorised access, steal information, disrupt normal operations, or cause damage to the system or network....

Mar 28, 2023
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Can You Get Into I.T. Without A Degree?

Today, in this blog, we want to abolish a major myth. It’s a question that comes up over and over again. It stops people who have the potential to pursue an IT career from actually doing so. And it’s this statement: “Don’t I need a degree to work in IT?” If an IT...

Mar 20, 2023
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The Next Steps Up The Job Ladder & The Certifications Required

In our most recent blog post we identified how the CompTIA A+ and other entry-level certifications prepare you for an entry-level IT position. However, the value of obtaining a certification doesn’t just stop with entry-level roles. There are a plethora of further...

Mar 10, 2023
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Best IT Certification and Why You Should Get One

It’s no secret that IT powers the world today. If you have the skills to set up, configure, troubleshoot and repair networked devices these are considered to be some of the most valuable skills a person can have who is looking to enter or even re-enter the...

Mar 1, 2023
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Why work in cyber security?

There are a number of good reasons to go into cyber security. First, it meets a serious need organisations have for better data security during this time of digital transformation. Second, cyber security specialists enjoy exceptional demand and job security. Third,...

Feb 6, 2023
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Cyber Security in the UK (2022 and beyond)

As a CompTIA official partner we are lucky to receive their latest blog posts and one which we have felt has been particularly interesting, today we would like to share this with you. So settle in and read on…. Cyber security has never been more important in the...

Jan 31, 2023
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What Is Agile Methodology in Project Management?

In today’s blog post we want to explore an ever increasingly popular project methodology in agile.  The Agile methodology is a way to manage a project by breaking it up into several phases. It involves constant collaboration with stakeholders and continuous...

Jan 23, 2023
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What Is PRINCE2 Project Management?

There’s no doubt that you’ve seen it on job adverts, there’s no doubt that you’ve heard of PRINEC2, but what exactly is it? In today’s blog post we answer this fire burning question for you. Settle in as we reveal all…. PRINCE2, or PRojects In Controlled...

Jan 15, 2023
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What’s a Project Managers Day to Day Work Schedule Like?

There is generally no such thing as a typical day in the life of a Project Manager, although the workload is generally consistent, and there are certain daily or weekly routine admin tasks that need to get done. Meetings are an important item for Project Managers...

Jan 7, 2023
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What are the Key Skills Needed to be a Project Manager?

Although Project Managers are found in lots of different industry sectors, and work on many different types of projects, there are common skills that are needed.  Some of these overlap with the skills needed for traditional day-to-day management, while some, like...

Dec 30, 2022
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What’s it like to be a Project Manager?

In this next chapter of our project management series we want to explore ‘what it’s like to be a Project Manager’. Because a Project Manager has complete responsibility for the delivery of a project, they are a key decision maker, and people look to you to get...

Dec 22, 2022
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Project Management: The Benefits

Today we want to explore the benefits of a project management career; afterall we want a career that’s not only fulfilling but we want one where we feel valued and rewarded - we spend most of our time there so it’s got to be worthwhile, right? You may or may not be...

Dec 15, 2022
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What is a Project Manager?

Have you been thinking or have you previously thought about a career as a Project Manager? In this blog we will explore the essentials you need to know about this in demand and lucrative career path. Who are Project Managers? Let’s start by actually defining what a...

Dec 8, 2022
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Penetration Tester: What You Need To Know

Penetration Testers (commonly known as Pen Testers or Ethical Hackers) simulate cyber attacks to identify and report security flaws on computer systems, networks and infrastructure, including internet sites. Working as a Penetration Tester you can choose to...

Dec 1, 2022
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5 Benefits of the CompTIA Security+ Qualification

As you may already know CompTIA works with organisations across the globe to build various I.T. certifications for those looking to start or enhance their careers. In recent years the CompTIA Security+ qualification has gone on to become one of their most popular...

Nov 23, 2022
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What is the CompTIA Security+ Qualification?

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification exam that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification that every information technology professional...

Nov 18, 2022
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Penetration Tester: What You Need To Know

Penetration Testers (commonly known as Pen Testers or Ethical Hackers) simulate cyber attacks to identify and report security flaws on computer systems, networks and infrastructure, including internet sites. Working as a Penetration Tester you can choose to...

Nov 11, 2022
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An Introduction to Penetration Testing: Part II

Different types of penetration testing, tools for penetration testing, when to perform it, benefits, skills needed and go over career path and salaries again In the first part of our Penetration Testing blog series, we provided an overview of exactly what...

Nov 2, 2022
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An Introduction to Penetration Testing: Part I

The growth in the I.T. Industry is one that cannot be denied, as we have explored before in previous blog posts cyber security in particular has been and continues to be a booming industry. But did you know that there are many different avenues within cyber...

Oct 28, 2022
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What is Cyber Security?

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call for many organisations when it comes to cybersecurity. With more employees working remotely, there are more opportunities for cyber criminals to exploit vulnerabilities. There are also concerns over ransomware attacks...

Oct 20, 2022
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Working in Cyber Security

Since cyber security is a broad subject area, there are many different paths which you can choose to specialise in within cyber security. It’s worth mentioning that job titles might vary from company to company, however, there are some common roles which we have...

Oct 13, 2022
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Preparing for your online exam

Online examination, also known as e-examination, enables examiners to conduct exams using the internet or a company-wide intranet for remote candidates. It requires candidates to answer questions within a pre-decided timeframe exactly as they would in a traditional...

Sep 30, 2022